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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Leather and composite leather apparel

Leather and composite leather apparel, the No. 616 export by value totaled $13.93 million for the month of February, $27.14 million through February of 2019, and $180.75 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$7.05 M
2Panama$2.73 M
3Mexico$2.52 M
4Japan$2.37 M
5Australia$1.59 M
6The Netherlands$1.17 M
7United Kingdom$874,500
8South Korea$671,550
9Costa Rica$661,350
10Germany$587,263
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $3,421,896
2Port of Long Beach $3,135,738
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,620,004
4Port Laredo $2,081,251
5Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,639,212
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,437,778
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,281,312
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,255,199
9Port of Newark $1,141,947
10Port Everglades, Fla. $1,015,747

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 0.68 percent through February to $27.14 million

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 0.68 percent from $26.95 million to $27.14 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 616 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 611 for the last full year with a total value of $180.75 million, a $602,864, 0.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Palm Beach, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Panama, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,054,585
2Panama $2,726,275
3Mexico $2,517,802
4Japan $2,370,864
5Australia $1,589,530
6The Netherlands $1,167,507
7United Kingdom $874,500
8South Korea $671,550
9Costa Rica $661,350
10Germany $587,263

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,412,155
2Miami $10,328,244
3New York City $8,196,687
4Low Value Shipments $5,820,531
5Laredo $5,222,851
6Detroit $3,778,562
7Buffalo $3,396,565
8Cleveland $1,833,486
9New Orleans $1,220,604
10Anchorage $1,189,911

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 20.2 percent compared to last year to $3.42 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 86.46 percent compared to last year to $3.14 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 4.38 percent compared to last year to $2.62 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.5 percent compared to last year to $2.08 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 5.45 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $88,342, 1.24 percent, (25.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Panama decreased $207,976, 7.09 percent, (10.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $457,165, 22.19 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $983,252, 29.31 percent, (8.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $1.26 million, 385.78 percent, (5.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.91 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.26 million of the $27.14 million total.

All totaled, 47.53 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $12.9 million of the $27.14 million total